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I recently answered a call on Feedblitz for artists to talk about their work at Gordonbrock Primary School. Not perhaps the most exciting invitation I’ve had recently but it came in a week when I hadn’t much on, and I used to teach children a very long time ago, so I contacted Alice and offered to do a slot. We finally agreed on an hour with 8 reception class children on a Friday morning. With this age group a talk was out of the question and so I warped up 8 toilet rolls, got my box of ‘yarns I don’t mind others using’ out of the loft, and with a couple of examples of what you can achieve on the loom, set off for Gordonbrock.

It wasn’t the most exciting workshop that I have run this year but it certainly was the most high energy and exhausting! I’d forgotten what a diverse group 5 & 6 year olds can be personality-wise. (more…)

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I’m running a series of Life Drawing sessions for artists. Basic fee of between £12 and £15 for 3hrs depending on number of participants. On Thursday 8th July 6.30-9.30pm I have a male model medium build, young(ish). Anyone interested in coming along should contact me soonest – 07967 018 514 or email: chrissys.email@talktalk.net

If you are interested in the longer term even if you can’t make this Thursday do let me know.

Chrissy Thirlaway

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We have 87 artists taking part in our SLWA Bankside show exhibiting 114 pieces.
There is still some space left if you wish to exhibit a second or third work.
Contact Leonie on slwa@btconnect.com for details.

The workshop for everyone showing at Bankside –  “Presenting your work to its best advantage” –
is on Saturday 23 January, 10am-1pm, the Linbury Room, Dulwich Picture Gallery. (more…)

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At Westminster Adult Education Service students/artists have been exploring their own creativity in relation to colour and its application. They enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in which ideas, experiments and experience is shared. Drawing skills are also taught and developed, using a variety of media.
My new work is informed by the colour theory I’m teaching at WAES. Sometimes it’s good to re-fresh skills and gain inspiration.

Would any members be interested in the ‘Dynamics of Colour’, Visual Arts course?
From 13th January 2010, duration; 10 weeks. Sessions are from 10.00am-1.00pm on Wednesday mornings.

For more info; www.waes.ac.uk
To enrol; t. 0207 297 7297 Or by post, fax or on-line
The Education Team, WAES, Amberley Road Centre, Amberley Road, London W9 2JJ

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chrisys*NOTE: Change Of Date Wednesday 18th nov 6-8.30*

Apologies for late notice. Change of date due to PPD talk. Now you can do both!

Another chance to learn about different clays and their uses at Chrissy Silvers studio.
Contact Chrissy by e mail. silverchrissy@mac.com

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